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PIEDAD BERNIKOW
 
FRANK DANZI
 
DENNIS A. ESTIS
 

Piedad Bernikow is a lawyer, admitted to practice of law in New Jersey and the District of Columbia. She has worked in the area of alternate dispute resolution for 20 years, serving as an arbitrator, mediator, guest speaker and trainer. Piedad  was trained by the American Arbitration Association (AAA) to be a construction arbitrator. Piedad is fluent in Spanish and understands a limited amount of French, Italian and Portuguese....

Mr. Danziís combination of a strong, diversified construction background with a solid legal foundation makes him an effective/ efficient dispute resolution professional. Heís been involved firsthand in all aspects of construction and real estate development. Practical experiences brought to the table were invaluable in his business career and remain so in his dispute resolution success.

Dennis A. Estis has specialized for almost his entire 33 year legal career in the area of complex commercial litigation especially related to construction law, condominium and community association law, alternate dispute resolution (ADR), general equity, corporate law, local government law, and utility law. As a trained mediator, he has participated as a mediator or as a mediation advocate in over 175 mediations.

 

M,A,D,E M,E M,E
Plainsboro Rumson Iselin
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RAY FALLS *
 
NINA HOKANSON
 
WILLIAM HULANICK
 

Ray Falls served as the Deputy Director of the nationally recognized NJ Office of Dispute Settlement, which mediated over 100 complex civil cases each year for State and Federal Courts. Ray is one of the most experienced construction mediators and arbitrators in the Northeast. He is also a state certified Residential Commercial Specialists and has arbitrated over 200 home warranty claims.

Demonstrates the ability to manage the hearing process with thorough evaluation of all testimony and evidence with freedom from partiality and prejudice. Evaluates and applies lawful, industry and trade principles. Thirty-five years of construction experience, coupled with professional accomplishments, and construction knowledge necessary to render a fair decision based on code compliance, acceptable industry practice.

“Fellow Grade” ASCE Civil Engineer. Licensed Professional Engineer in NJ, DE, & PA. 30+ years of Arbitration experience. Construction Project Manager and Project Engineer for utility installations as well as extensive structural design work across the full breath of structures. He has practical residential and commercial design and construction experience across all aspects of the building trades.

 

M,A,E M,A,E M,A,D,E
Neshanic Station Toms River Egg Harbor Township
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JON LINDEN, MBA, APM®
PETER LUSTIG
Thomas Pryor

Jon Linden is a professional mediator with special expertise in special use commercial buildings and environmental issues. He was also has owned and operated apartment buildings. He holds a B.S. in Biology and has worked with DEP on multiple environmental remediations. Mr. Linden also specializes in resolution of contract disputes.

Mr. Lustig has more than 25 years of experience in all aspects of residential construction and home inspection. He is a licensed federal construction appraiser and a licensed home inspector. He has purchased and renovated a substantial amount of housing and he has successfully mediated numerous disputes using his extensive building and construction pricing knowledge.

Complex commercial litigator for two decades.  Deep appreciation for substantive and practical issues in construction; insurance; contracts; professional liability; fire loss; common interest transition and EIFS.  Appointed as a mediator 2002 by N. J. Supreme Court.  Participation in more than 100 meditations as a mediator or advocate.  Fervently committed and immersed in dispute resolution process.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,E
Warren Parsippany Princeton
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STUART ROSENBAUM
JOE VENTOLA
WILLIAM WAKEFIELD

Mr. Rosenbaum started his career as an engineer with a strong background in construction and design. He has a BS and MS in engineering. bringing over 42 years of experience as a licensed engineer. He has been a consultant engineer performing home and commercial building inspections, structural analysis of buildings, design of building structures, etc.

Joe Ventola BSEE, CEC is a full time Professional Dispute Settler and has conducted hundreds of mediations and arbitrations since 2003.. He is a degreed engineer and is very well versed in all phases of construction having personally rehabilitated 5 properties. He was honored to have been voted Best Mediator in the 2012 New Jersey Law Journal Survey.

Bill is highly experienced in virtually all phases of engineering and project management. After working in cost and schedule engineering and contracts he managed a major corporation's engineering and construction operation with extensive domestic and international facilities. In his current practice, he acts as an Owner Representative, teaches design-build and acts as an expert witness.

M,A,D,E M,A,D,E M,A,D,E
Cherry Hill Summit Princeton
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